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February 24th, 2022 11:09
US Right-Wing & Conspiracy Theorists Using DuckDuckGo Search Engine
US media is reporting that using privacy-oriented search engine DuckDuckGo has become an important theme during the COVID-19 academic for the US right-wing. According to the New York Times report,...
February 23rd, 2022 15:32
Facebook Launches Initiatives to Counter Disinformation in Upcoming French Elections
European media is reporting that Facebook's parent company Meta announced a series of initiatives on its platforms to fight disinformation ahead of the French presidential election. According to a Politico...
February 7th, 2022 15:37
Ukrainians with Strong Analytical Reasoning Skills Are Better Insulated against Russian Propaganda, Study Finds
The MIT Sloan School of Management is reporting on a new large-scale study on Russian disinformation in the Ukraine which examined whether some people can better identify Russian disinformation than...
February 7th, 2022 07:58
Meta Releases Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior Report, Highlights Iranian Influence Operation
Meta, formerly known as Facebook, has published its “December 2021 Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior Report,” covering influence operations on its social media platforms. According to the report: December 2021: Since 2017,...
January 30th, 2022 13:04
EU Parliamentary Committee On Foreign Interference Concludes Inquiry, Recommends Sanctions Regime Against Disinformation
The European Parliament is reporting that its Special Committee on Foreign Interference (INGE) has concluded its inquiry and recommends building a sanctions regime against disinformation. According to a European Parliament...
January 13th, 2022 15:50
New Report Investigates European Responses To Russian And Chinese Covid-19-Related Disinformation
The Hague Program for Cyber Norms, a Dutch think tank affiliated with Leiden University, has recently published a report investigating European responses to Covid-19-related disinformation and foreign influence operations, According...
January 12th, 2022 15:37
Report Examines Election Disinformation in the US, Brazil and France
The Center for Democracy & Technology, a US think tank, and the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, a German think tank, have recently published a study comparing election disinformation in the US,...
January 9th, 2022 15:01
Autocracy Is Winning — The Atlantic
US media has published a trenchant analysis of what is called "Autocracy Inc.", the autocratic alliance of authoritarian states that work in a new way to preserve their power, in...
January 5th, 2022 15:05
How To Spot State-Backed Trolls On Reddit
US media reported last month that a consortium of British, American, and European researchers have created a tool called TrollMagnifier to uncover state-backed trolls on Reddit, a social media website....
December 13th, 2021 15:25
French Press Agency AFP And Google Team Up To Fight Disinformation Ahead Of French Elections
European media is reporting that Agence France-Presse (AFP) and Google France have launched a program to fight disinformation in the run-up to the French presidential elections next year. According to...